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Entries Tagged as 'Ethiopia'

The Street Boys

April 19th, 2010 by · 4 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

Mark Twain delights us with the wonders of boyhood. Skinned knees and bare feet, wild with imagination and thirst for adventure. Jirata, Dameka, and Lalise would fit brilliantly into these pages. I can see these three scamps racing the red clay roads to the staduim on Saturday mornings to watch futbol, striking taekwondo poses, and […]

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Finding Jinsse

April 18th, 2010 by · 2 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

In order to do anything in Africa, you have to take full control. Then, as you’re just about to take full control you are boldly reminded that this is Africa. You have no control. I had an assignment from the States to follow up on two hospital patients and document their progress in photographs. Jinsse […]

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When Antibiotics Aren’t Enough

April 12th, 2010 by · 6 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

Loaded with drugs, dental tools, used reading glasses and medical supplies, the Land Cruiser sat idle as ten Ethiopians, Americans and a Britt wedged their bodies into the vehicle, vying for cramped space. We were headed an hour west into remote Ethiopia, close to Sudan’s border, where an under-stocked, dilapidated clinic waited our arrival. Satellite […]

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April 10th, 2010 by · 3 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

elephantiasis, Ethiopia, third world medicine, volunteer, video

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